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Address: No.160 Liantang-Xainhu Road, Luohu District, Shenzhen 518004, China
Phone Number: 0755-25179573
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

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Insightful visit - a refreshing walk to the temple

We had a good time walking to Hongfa temple. It takes less than an hour from the entrance gates of the garden. Tickets cost 20Rmb and you can visit the different parts of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandra J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a good time walking to Hongfa temple. It takes less than an hour from the entrance gates of the garden. Tickets cost 20Rmb and you can visit the different parts of the garden as well as the temple. We got excellent food at the temple around noon. There are different prayer spots, a library, and a museum to... More 

1 Thank Sandra J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It makes us a perfect day!! Travel-xinxiu metro station -> luofong xinxiu rd crossing bus stop-bus 220 (last stop is hongfa temple) From there Temple bus to up 3 rmb and down 3 rmb Entrance ticket -20 rmb A simple (but tasty) vegetarian meal on temple -10 rmb A natural place filled with pure air, filled our hearts with freshness.... More 

7 Thank Anandha Bharath... J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Personally I love to visit Chinese temple so this is a temple that you can go if yo like temple. However, this is not so glamorous and splendid temple.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This temple is located in Xianhu Botanical Park, about a 20 minute cab ride from Luoho in central Shenzhen. You can get a cab to the park gate, buy your ticket then either walk through the park (30 mins) to the temple or take a shuttle bus. Shenzhen, being a new city, is a little short on temples etc. but... More 

4 Thank Dave_of_SE3
Shenzhen, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

It isn't very convenient to get to the botanical garden and temple. The temple itself is very big and modern. Nothing mind blowing, but not bad.

1 Thank bgroe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I walked to the temple but would recommend that you take the bus that is available. I do not know what the cost is but the walk was long and I walked it in the middle of the day when it was hot and did not take any water with me. But there are places where you can buy water... More 

2 Thank gacowchaser
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Even though I’m a business traveler, I try to make some personal time to explore local culture. Thankfully I was able to carve out a few hours late one afternoon to visit Hongfa Temple. Prior to this, I had no idea how beautiful Shenzhen could be. You will feel like you are in another world as you explore this temple... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This Buddhist temple is quite new, having been built in the 1990's as part of China's restoration of its culutural heritage. I love the park, and have been there several times. It's on the side of Wutongshan, the biggest mountain in the area. Whether you're coming for religious purposes or simple want to spend a day in a beautiful natural... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Get 220 bus from Xinxiu metro or 202 from Yojing. Gorgeous site. Well worth the visit. Dont expect any english information posters. Mostly people praying rather than tourists - i went on a work day though. Botanical gardens more like a natural forest with a load of nice paths. Also many small buildongs and pagodas. Good peaceful conrast to the... More 

3 Thank andydrew92
Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I would say the setting is better than the temple itself. It is situated deep in the Botanical gardens, but to be honest I would describe it more as a nature reserve, it's huge. No animals however, just vast landscapes and a couple of big lakes. If it's hot, take the bus up to the temple and walk back down.... More 

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